27.5109, Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, New York University Shanghai

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Subject: 27.5109, Jobs:  English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, New York University Shanghai

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Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 15:49:42
From:  Questions [shanghai.faculty.recruitment at nyu.edu]
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, New York University Shanghai, Shanghai, China

 
University or Organization: New York University Shanghai 
Department: English for Academic Purposes
Job Location: Shanghai, China 
Web Address: https://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty
Job Title: Faculty Lecturer, English for Academic Purposes, NYU Shanghai
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; English for Academic Purposes

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Faculty Lecturer
English for Academic Purposes
NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions to teach
English for Academic Purposes to academically outstanding students from around
the world. Designed as thematically-focused freshmen seminars, these advanced
courses will teach integrated skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening),
with an emphasis on academic speaking and listening comprehension. Lecturers
teach 6 sections (or their equivalent) in a two-semester course sequence, and
may participate in proficiency or placement testing, and other program
activities. 

NYU Shanghai is looking for creative individuals who are flexible, outgoing,
open to new environments, and respectful of diverse backgrounds and learning
styles.  Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years EAP/ESL teaching
experience in higher education.  Ideal candidates will have experience working
with students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds, and will have
specialized experience teaching content-based speaking and listening. An
advanced degree in TESOL/Applied Linguistics or a related field is preferred.
Though we will consider all candidates, preference will also be given to
candidates who can design a liberal arts seminar with a science theme. 

In addition to course development and teaching, Lecturers participate in
regular faculty development workshops throughout the academic year, contribute
to the program and university community through service, continue ongoing
research or practice in their academic or creative fields, and participate
actively in the intellectual life of NYU Shanghai. Appointments are for three
years effective August 1, 2017; contracts are renewable.

Review of applications will begin immediately for Fall 2017 appointments and
continue until positions are filled.

Required application materials:
- A cover letter that explains your interest in teaching university-level
English in Shanghai, specific qualities you will bring to the program, and
your teaching philosophy;
- A current CV;
- A one-page sample course description, outlining a thematic focus you would
like to teach and the integration of language skills into that focus. Also
include references for 5 texts (essays, readings, films, other audio-visual
materials) you would incorporate into the syllabus. 
- Three reference contacts (you may also include reference letters).

Please visit our website at the application URL below for instructions and
other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail us
(see contact information below).
 
About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within New York University’s
global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China
authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in
China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with
liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great
cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars
of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of
transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global
society in which we live.
 
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Employer



Application Deadline: 01-Aug-2017 (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://shanghai.nyu.edu/about/work/faculty-positions 
Contact Information
	Questions 
	Email: shanghai.faculty.recruitment at nyu.edu 


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